cephalic indices

cephalic index

noun
Cephalometry, Craniometry. the ratio of the greatest breadth of the head to its greatest length from front to back, multiplied by 100.

Origin:
1865–70

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cephalic index
 
n
the ratio of the greatest width of the human head to its greatest length, multiplied by 100

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cephalic index n.
The ratio of the maximum width of the head to its maximum length, multiplied by 100.

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